Day: October 16, 2020

Personal interactions are important drivers of STEM identity in girls — ScienceDaily

As head of the educational outreach arm of the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Roxanne Hughes has overseen dozens of science camps over the years, including numerous sessions of the successful SciGirls Summer Camp she co-organizes with WFSU .

In a new paper published in the Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Hughes and her colleagues took a much closer look at one of those camps, a coding camp for middle school girls.

They found that nuanced interactions between teachers and campers as well as among the girls themselves impacted how girls viewed themselves as coders.

The MagLab offers both co-ed camps and summer camps for girls about science in general as well as about coding in particular . Hughes, director of the MagLab’s Center for Integrating Research and Learning , wanted to study the coding camp because computer science is the only STEM field where

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Five Oklahoma City Stations Roll Out ATSC 3.0

Five Oklahoma City, stations — KOCO (ABC), KFOR (NBC), KOKH (Fox), KOCB (CW) and KAUT (IND) — have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV or ATSC 3.0.

Based on the same fundamental technology as the Internet, digital applications, and other web services, NextGen TV can support a wide range of features currently in development, such as immersive audio and video (up to 4K), broadcasting to mobile devices, personalized viewing tools, and advanced emergency alerts providing rich media instead of simple text messages.

NextGen TV also allows full integration with 5G and other broadband-delivered Internet content.

BitPath, which is developing new data broadcasting services, led the planning process and coordinated efforts across the seven television stations. The participating stations have cooperated to ensure that current programming remains available to all viewers, regardless of whether their television service is provided over-the air or by a cable or satellite company.

“KOCO-TV and Hearst Television

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adidas ZX 4D Carbon “Aqua” Release Date & Info

adidas has mixed two of its biggest initiatives for 2020 — the ZX line and Futurecraft technology — on the new ZX 4D Carbon “Aqua.” Blending an OG ZX 8000 “Aqua” color scheme with a fully modern build, the “Aqua” salutes the Trefoil’s past innovations while looking firmly ahead to the future.

Uppers may replicate the “Aqua” mix of light blue, purple and yellow, but feature a flexible Primeknit build. This sock-like top half uses a trifecta of different blue shades and multiple weave patterns to provide texture, and is embellished with a yellow Three Stripe graphic on the midfoot that’s surrounded by a purple circle-like shape. Three lace options are available: yellow with purple flecks, purple with yellow flecks and a flat blue, enabling the wearer to customize to their heart’s content. Down

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Middlesex County Launches ‘Grown in Middlesex’ Website

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — Do you love organic, farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, all grown close to home? This fall — for the first time ever — Middlesex County launched an online guide to help you find local farms, farmers’ markets and apple orchards.

The app is called “Grown in Middlesex County,” and will help you find that perfect farmers’ market, Halloween pumpkin, fresh apples for your apple pie, or fall flower and vegetable — right here in Central Jersey.

The Grown in Middlesex County interactive map allows users to choose from farmers markets, U-Pick farms, and Christmas Tree farms throughout the County, includes the farm’s address, phone number and website.

“Locally grown produce isn’t just a trend, it’s environmentally friendly and a major part of our local economy,” said Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald Rios. “Our county’s new marketing campaign, Grown In Middlesex County, features an online guide to the

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